Born and raised in
, Ms. Galltin has been writing all her life. At the age of 19, she was the victim of a domestic violence incident; however, it wasn’t until March 2008 (at the age of 33) that the idea for Zaire’s Place visited her. Baltimore
“It is an honor to see my words in print,” Ms. Galltin stated. “Now the characters that have lived in my head for so long can come to life for others.” Rather than preach about domestic violence, T.C. Galltin’s novel takes an entertaining approach to a serious issue, weaving stories and characters in a way that grips her audience. Zaire’s Place highlights the relationships between the women at the shelter: the fights, the laughter, the failures and the triumphs.
T.C. Galltin’s life has been full of struggles. A graduate of the
University of Maryland, , she fell on hard times in 2009. After dealing with an unplanned pregnancy while unemployed, she found herself homeless, bouncing around from place to place. In 2010, she gave birth to a healthy baby girl in spite of her challenges and now resides with family members. College Park
When she got word that All Things That Matter Press was willing to offer her a contract and publish her novel, she was elated. It was just the opportunity that she had been waiting for.
Zaire’s Place will be available on amazon.com or allthingsthatmatterpress.com in trade paperback and Kindle formats